Jolla, a Finnish mobile company and developer of open mobile operating system, has announced Sailfish 3 OS at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018. The brand has also announced new device support for Sony’s Xperia XA2, the Gemini PDA, and INOI tablets.
Jolla introduced upcoming support of the Sailfish 3 OS for the Sony Xperia XA2. The brand has collaborated with Sony Open Device Program and Jolla will make Sailfish OS available for the Xperia XA2. Through the Sailfish X program interested tech heads can purchase an official Sailfish X license and install the OS on their Xperia XA2 devices. The software will become available in summer 2018.
Sailfish OS is also available for Gemini PDAby Planet Computers. The popular, crowdfunded Gemini PDA is a next-generation mobile PDA with a fully functioning physical keyboard and is now in shipments to its first customers. Further availability will be announced later. The third new Sailfish device announced in MWC 2018 is the new tablet by Russian brandINOI. The new INOI tablet comes in two different versions: 8” INOI T8 and 10” INOI T10. The device is primarily targeted to Russian corporate customers.
Sami Pienimäki,CEO of Jolla comments: “Sailfish OS has evolved from being originally the OS for Jolla devices, all the way to supporting different major regional mobile ecosystem projects, and a vast number of mobile devices. We are very proud to be moving to the third generation in our OS development, and believe it will provide a great upgrade for all our B2G, B2B, and community customers.”